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Dignity Health Medical Group Specialty Medicine

Meet Wael Youssef, MD, MBA, FACG, FASGE

Gastroenterology

Dr. Youssef, is a faculty provider in the Gastroenterology Department at Dignity Health Medical Group.

She specializes in pancreatic and biliary diseases.

 

Dr. Youssef empowers his patients with education and peace of mind to endure the strength to fight their medical conditions, whatevery they may be. "I really care about my patients. I want them to feel solid and secure in every step of their medical treatments." 

About Dr. Youssef

Education

He earned his Doctor of Medicine with honors from Faculty of Medicine Cario University, Egypt.  He completed Internship at Cario University Hospital, Egypt. Master’s Degree in Medical Management (MBA health care management) presented by American College of Physician Executives in association with University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. He completed a Fellowship in Geriatrics, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio and a second Fellowship in Gastroenterology, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. In addition, an Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship (ERCP/EUS), Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan.

Specialties

Dr. Youssef specializes in pancreatic and biliary diseases including:

·        fragmentation and removal of large biliary stones

·        draining pancreatic pseudocysts,

·        early diagnosis of gastrointestinal cancer utilizing endoscopic ultrasound

·        fine needle aspiration

·        palliative stenting.

·        Endoscopic management utilizing noninvasive

·        minimally invasive techniques to remove precancerous/cancerous tumors of the esophagus, stomach and colon.

Biography

 Dr. Youssef works  in a multidisciplinary team including Oncology, surgical oncology and Bariatrics. He is an American Board of Internal Medicine Certified, and American Board of Medical Specialties, Certified in Gastroenterology. Meanwhile, he is a member of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the American College of Gastroenterology.